Monday 21 April 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Martin Rosete and Tony Romo.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie.
In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits.
Where the Buffalo Roam, directed by Art Linson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shadow Warriors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pelé's Soccer or Rescue at Rigel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 April 1980 ?
- Rome - city birthday.
- Saint Wolbodo
- Saint Konrad von Parzham
- Saint Anastasius I
- Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
- Texas-San Jacinto Day
- Grounation Day in Rastafari movement.
- Sunni Islam - Mawlid, Prophet Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Roman Empire - the Parilia was held in honor of Pales.
- Bah�'f Faith - First day of the festival of Ridv�n.
- Tiradentes - Brazil.
- Martin Rosete: Spanish film director and publicist.
- Tony Romo: American football player.
- Tom Franco: Family Member.
- Hadley Fraser: Stage Actor.
- Jeff Keppinger: American baseball player.
- Aleksandr Oparin: Russian biochemist (Born 1894).
- Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWWW Detroit, Michigan
- 84th Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Massachusetts in 2:12:11.
- Rosie Ruiz wins the Boston Marathon, but is later exposed as a fraud and stripped of her award.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - Call Me
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Billy Preston - With You I'm Born Again
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Air Supply - Lost In Love
- Bob Seger - Fire Lake
- Eagles - I Can't Tell You Why
- Billy Joel - You May Be Right
- Dr. Hook - Sexy Eyes
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